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University of Michigan

Personnel Management for Public Libraries

University of Michigan via edX


This course, part of the Public Library Management Professional Certificate program, will explore skills needed for hiring and evaluating personnel to reflect your library's mission through an organizational culture that will thrive in your community.

Learners will understand the legal considerations when managing a diverse workforce.


  1. Can you afford the Library you wish to lead?
  2. Are your people able to get the job done?
  3. Do you have the right people doing the work?
  4. Do your policies allow you the flexibility to offer a healthy and competitive hiring environment?

Taught by

Josie Barnes Parker


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  • Anonymous
    Personnel Management for Public Libraries as apart of Michigan university 8 course series, so helpful for general librarians, those who work in different sort of libraries want to progress or upgrade their level, or to make better performance

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